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5 Ways to Prepare Right Now for Your Next Job (COVID 19 Series)

Uncategorized Apr 27, 2020

Things are strange right now, no matter what your every day looks like.

 

You might be an essential worker, worried about staying healthy but grateful to be receiving a paycheck.

 

You may be unemployed - perhaps for the first time in your life - and worried about how you’ll pay the bills.

 

Or maybe you’re a student, suddenly finding yourself in a different situation or unsure about your course of study, when you’ll be back in the classroom, or the prospect...

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How Diet Can Help You Stay Healthy During COVID-19

Uncategorized Apr 19, 2020

It’s common knowledge that our diet can influence how our bodies respond to illness. In the time of COVID-19, this approach to staying healthy is more important than ever.

 

Every day, we’re learning more about the COVID-19.

 

Much of the media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic focuses on prevention through avoidance. The importance of handwashing and self-isolation is what we’re hearing every day.

 

Currently, about one in six people who get infected have...

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How Yachting Gives You Security

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2020
 
If you’re a human on Earth right now, you’re likely overwhelmed with messages and possible anxiety about COVID-19.

 

You may be facing self-quarantine or in the midst of social distancing that’s got you out of work, working from home, or doing less - with less than you’re accustomed to.

 

You might be feeling the squeeze of a tight budget and an uncertain paycheck.

 

No matter what you’re going through - we’re here for you. 

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Drones in Demand

Uncategorized Mar 09, 2020
 
Have you dreamed of seeing the wilds of Alaska, or the turquoise waters of the Caribbean -- from the sky?

 

As a yacht crew, one of the many skills you could develop is working as a drone pilot -- capturing amazing, inspiring video from the air.

 

It’s not a simple task, but it adds incredible value to the guest experience, and can help you stand out from the crowd of superyacht crew with this unique skill!

  

Fresh Yacht sat down with an experienced yacht crew,...

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6 Reasons You'll Want to be a Superyacht Chef

Uncategorized Feb 26, 2020
Working as a yacht chef is hands down one of the most exciting cooking jobs in the world. There are so many reasons this position is an incredible opportunity for anyone with cooking skills.
Here we tell you about the top 6 reasons you'll absolutely love the position of superyacht chef.

 

1. You'll Be In Demand! 


Chefs are in high demand on yachts!

For a captain, finding a qualified chef who can also work on yachts, is harder than it sounds.

So if you have strong culinary skills and...

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Beyond the 9 to 5 - Working on a Superyacht

Uncategorized Feb 10, 2020
If you’ve been working a “regular” job, you’re probably used to a 9-5 workweek, or maybe shift work that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

No matter what, you’ll find that the Superyacht work routines are a little bit different. We’re here to break it down for you so you know exactly what to expect!

 

On a superyacht, most of the time you’ll find yourself in one of three work routines:

 

- Guest Onboard

- Passage

- Shipyard or...

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What's it REALLY like working as yacht crew?

career Jan 27, 2020
If you’ve never worked on a superyacht, you might be intrigued by the lifestyle you see.

 

One new exotic port after another.

 

Water toys, delicious meals, and a luxurious yacht to call your home.

 

Well, all of that is true -- but what’s also true is that, as a crew member, you’ll have a slightly different experience than the guests onboard!

 

That said, you can still enjoy and explore all of these things when you’re not working.

 

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4 Questions to Ask Before Starting A Career on Superyachts

coaching Jan 14, 2020
 
It’s easy to get excited about a new career path, especially when it’s one that will take you to exotic destinations and pay you well.

 

But just like any career, it’s important to be personally READY for what’s ahead of you.

If you’re thinking of starting a career on superyachts, we’ve got 4 questions you should ask yourself.

If you can give each of these a hearty “yes” -- or even an “I think so!” - then yachting is a...

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Dockwalking for Superyacht Jobs

Uncategorized Dec 15, 2019
Every industry comes with its unique type of job hunting.

In the world of superyachts, it’s not cold-calls or sending resumes to human resources departments.  

If you want to work on a yacht, you’ll need to start with some solid dockwalking.

So what is dockwalking?

Ultimately, it’s just what it sounds like: walking around marinas and talking to boat captains and crew in the hopes of finding yourself a job.

Dockwalking can be tiring. It can take persistence and...

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Christmas and New Years for Yacht Crew

Uncategorized Dec 05, 2019

It’s the holiday season for many cultures around the world.

 

If you’re far from home on a superyacht, you might be wondering how you can feel festive when you’re not with family or close friends.

 

Yachts are often booked with guest trips over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, so it’s unlikely you’ll be able to take time off to travel home.

  

How can you make the most of the holiday season when you’re working on a...

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